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Dinner on a Dime: Cookie Dough Dip

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If you have a sweet tooth, this chocolate chip cookie dough dip is sure to satisfy your craving. This dish is great for social events or a study date. Serving size is large enough to share . . . but that doesn’t mean you have to ;)

Ingredients: $1.80 per serving (yields two cups of dip)

  • 1 package (8 oz) cream cheese, softened ($0.25 per serving)

  • ½ cup butter, softened ($0.21 per serving)

  • ¾ cup confectioners’ sugar ($0.20 per serving)

  • 2 tablespoons brown sugar ($0.30 per serving)

  • 1 teaspoon vanilla extract ($0.04 per serving)

  • 1 cup miniature semi-sweet chocolate chips ($0.80 per serving)

  • Graham cracker sticks, pretzels, fruit (optional)


  • In a small bowl, beat butter and cream cheese until light and fluffy. Add the sugar and vanilla; beat until smooth. Gently stir in chocolate chips. Serve with graham cracker sticks, pretzels, or fruit!